|Why Girls Leave Home (Part I) Greencroft Harem Party - Hamber, Eric Werge|
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and 5 unidentified female guests in costumes, dancing, smoking and making fruit offerings to a costumed Eric Hamber. 1927. Item # MI-136
Keywords: Costume; Dancing; Parties
Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family on vacation, possibly in Hawaii. Film documents a Polynesian band and dancers, outdoor cooking, eating, and individuals receiving flower leis. Film includes footage of Colonel Victor and possibly Isabell Louise Spencer. [1933?]. Item # MI-60
Keywords: Bands; Dancing; Dinners and dining
|Vencedor at Bellingham, July 1/31 - Hamber, Eric Werge|
Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143
Keywords: Crowds; Yachts; Parties; Dancing; Musical instruments; Music
|UBC Sculptures and Totem Poles and the Caledonian Games - Eileen Brennan|
Item is an amateur film documenting sculptures at the UBC campus, including George Norris' "Mother and Child," Haida and Kwakiutl totem poles at the corner of University Blvd. and East Mall, and Charles Wheeler's "King George VI." There is also footage of the Vancouver Caledonian Games, which begins with a parade of drummers, pipers, and dancers; then footage of Scottish country dancing, kids under thirteen dancing the Sailors Hornpipe, and girls dancing the Highland Fling...
Keywords: Parade; Entertainers; Scottish in Canada; Sculpture; Totem poles; Dancers; Dancing
|Playground films - special events - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation|
Item is a documentary film documenting various recreational activities and special events taking place in park playgrounds in Vancouver. The film contains footage of special events such as the 1967 Sandbox Project, the Annual Kids Fishing Derby, and the Soap-box Derby. The recreational activities documented include baseball, children's fishing, Ukrainian dancing, outdoor ballet dancing, boxing, bicycle riding, basketball, volleyball, outdoor gymnastics, children's games, and musical performances...
Keywords: Boxing; Cycling; Ballet; Children's activities; Competitions; Dancing; Hiking; Playgrounds; Tug of war; Baseball; Fishing; Basketball; Volleyball; Gymnastics; Games; Music; Children; Ceremonies; Parades; Bagpipes; Dinners and dining; Trophies; Schools
|Our people at play - Whitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation|
Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Vancouver's parks. The recreational activities shown in the film include tennis, lacrosse, cricket, baseball, soccer, golf, lawn bowling, ice skating, rugby, football, field hockey, sunbathing, swimming, children's finger painting, ballet dancing, boys woodworking, girls arts and crafts, girls indoor basketball, bingo, bag piping, and dancing...
Keywords: Tennis; Lacrosse; Cricket; Baseball; Soccer; Golfing; Lawn bowling; Skating; ice; Rugby; Football; Hockey; grass; Sunbathing; Swimming; Children's activities; Basketball; Dancing; Archery; Railroads - Passenger cars; Open-air theatres; Bagpipes; Games; Parks; Recreation facilities; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 300 (1 review)
|Our outdoor heritage - Whitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation|
Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouverâs parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the âPlayground City of the North Westâ and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park a...
Keywords: Boats and boating; Forests; Trees; Flowers; Park buildings; Parks; Lawn bowling; Golfing; Tennis; Cricket; Animals; Birds; Bears; Concerts; Picnics; Games; Lagoons; Totem poles; Bridges; Swimming pools--outdoor; Playgrounds; Crowds; Children; Families; Sunbathing; Swimming; Diving; Boats and boating; Sailboats; Rowboats; Dancing; Children's activities; Recreation facilities; Lakes and ponds; Beaches; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 235 (1 review)
|"Expo" day 3 - cam[era] rolls 1-3 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1986. Film consists of raw footage shot at Expo 86; shows: pavilions, performers, people watching, the Canada Pavilion, the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, the Plaza of Nations, neon signs at the Imax theatre, cowgirls dancing, the view from a monorail car, the monorail, and crowds waiting to get on the monorail, inside the Egypt pavilion, people getting splashed riding the Cariboo Log Chute roller coaster, line-ups, crowds, people riding the Parachute Drop ride, and the view from the dro...
Keywords: Transportation; Entertainers; Expo 86; Musicians; Crowds; Costume; Galleries and museums; Signs and signboards; Statues; Tourist trade; Dancing; Amusement parks
|Expo day 2 - cam[era] rolls 1-3 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1986. Includes raw footage taken at Expo 86; includes shots of Prince Charles and Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, with Brian Mulrony visiting Vancouver and the Expo site. Captures scenes of the Snow Birds performing for Expo crowds. An RCMP band and mounted RCMP. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-240
Keywords: Royal visits; Airplanes; Crowds; Police on horses; Police; Expo 86; Crowds; Royal visits; Prime ministers; Dancing; Flags; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Sculpture; Sailboats; Costume; Journalists; Transportation; Bands; Boats and boating; Signs and signboards; Expo 86; Crowds; Royal visits; Prime ministers; Dancing; Flags; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Sculpture; Sailboats; Costume; Journalists; Transportation; Bands
|Postcard roll 6 - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1985. Raw, silent footage some of which was used in the making of "Vancouver - The World in a City." Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-258
Keywords: Baseball; West End (Vancouver, B.C.); Sailboats; Traffic; Signs and signboards; Dancing; Bands; Kitsilano (Vancouver, B.C.); Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.); Galleries and museums; Cityscapes; Fountains; Parks; Sports facilities; Crowds
|World In The City - roll [II] - Yaletown Productions Inc.|
1986. Film features the raw footage shot at Expo 86 showing the monorail, the gondolas, ships in harbour, the Expo 86 grounds and pavilions, First nations dancers, aerial views, girl with red spherical travel machine, the USA pavilion with NASA footage, the China pavilion, animals in Canada's North: walruses, polar bears, the arctic fox, a model of a city with moving traffic and working traffic lights...
Keywords: Transportation; Expo 86; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Entertainers; Dancing; Views; Children; Galleries and museums; Sailboats; Model ships; Exhibitions; Icebergs; Snow; First Nations of North America; Bears; Marinas; Mountains--British Columbia; Taxidermy; Animals